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IT28835: "CATALOG USER ODBC DATA SOURCE" IN LDAP/AD ENVIRONMENT MIGHT CLEAR DB2CLI.INI IF USER HAS NO WRITE ACCESS TO THE USER OBJECT

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • In Db2 environments with LDAP/Active Directory enabled running:
    
    catalog user odbc data source <data_soruce>
    
    will not update db2cli.ini if given user has no write access to
    the user object in Active Directory.
    If an entry for given data source already exist in db2cli.ini,
    running the command will clear it.
    

Local fix

  • Make sure that user has access to create objects under the User
    object. Details can be found in "Security considerations for
    Active Directory" chapter of the documentation.
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * all                                                          *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See Error Description                                        *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Upgrade to Db2 11.1.4.6 or higher                            *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Upgrade to Db2 11.1.4.6 or higher
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT28835

  • Reported component name

    DB2 FOR LUW

  • Reported component ID

    DB2FORLUW

  • Reported release

    B10

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2019-04-17

  • Closed date

    2021-03-31

  • Last modified date

    2021-03-31

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    DB2 FOR LUW

  • Fixed component ID

    DB2FORLUW

Applicable component levels

[{"Line of Business":{"code":"LOB10","label":"Data and AI"},"Business Unit":{"code":"BU053","label":"Cloud & Data Platform"},"Product":{"code":"SSEPGG","label":"Db2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows"},"Platform":[{"code":"PF025","label":"Platform Independent"}],"Version":"11.1"}]

Document Information

Modified date:
01 April 2021